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PBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
, which was a time of... well, it's the... historian david levering lewis puts it, "it was civil rights through art." black people had the idea-- which was a not very efficacious idea, but they had an idea-- that they could change the image of the race vis-à-vis white people who doubted our ancestor's intellectual integrity and intellectual capacities by creating great literature and art. so there was this big revolution of writing and it was called the harlem renaissance, but it led to renaissances throughout the caribbean and even in africa. you know, the négritude movement, which was started by a martinican, aimé césaire, and léopold senghor, who went on to become the first president of senegal, they were students at the sorbonne. they heard about the harlem renaissance and they created the négritude movement starting in 1934. and langstonughe probably the most googled and sited poet in the american cannon, translated works of these black american writers into spanish and french... >> hinojosa: that's so beautiful. >> ...because he was trilingual. so that there's been this inte
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 12:30pm PST
. at fairfax hospital, they eliminated the psych ward. >> we had someone attached himself to the civil-rights for those confined in mental institutions. so our rights were being abridged and should be released. in many places there were no accommodations made. >> that part was fulfilled. it was talked about but never fulfilled. i am going to go back to the point that nobody likes, this nexus between mental health and guns is something i'm not ready to make unless we go all the way and suggthat some o these individuals we have incarcerated in jail who killed one or two people, that they are mentally ill as well. they do not count. it is only the kid -- >> we have irrational killers. al capone. they were courting in on his territory so he was shot. that is not mental illness. but if you think like a german loughner, where you live in a world of numerology and forces -- he was talking about t influee o grammar that the government was using over him. you are talking about people living in a different world and they are not responsible. i believe in the insanity defense and acquittal on the ground
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 9:00pm PST
, at the moment of the civil rights -- african american civil rights movement culminating in the voting rights act, civil rights act, the beginning of the great society. and then the left said, "you know what? democracy doesn't work. let's take to the streets." well, always take to the streets, but always make sure that there are people in the halls of power who can listen to what you're saying on the streets and say, "okay, i get it. i'm going to do something about this." which means surrendering to some degree the romance of revolution. i hope that i'm not less radical in terms of what i'd like to see transformed. i believe that we can live in a more economically and socially just world than we live in. i think we have to save the planet and i think that's going to call for enormous sacrifice and a transformation of society where we really come to terms with what has to happen in order to stop global warming or reverse it. >> and can that happen without a mass movement? what lincoln did he did because before him and behind him were the abolitionists, the radicals, the feminists, the women who we
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
will find personal rights which is a very important article andachieves equality and the social justice the people need. there is no for some points that elbaradei and others mentioned. we are holding the civil democratic and modern state so now i'm calling all my friends in the opposition front play the politics democratically and play with the people, the grass-roots, in ordertor grab the voices in order to amend the articles through the parliant, through the democratic institutions not through such demonstrations in the street. >> warner: there are also concerns it opens the door for islamic clericking to intervene in the law making process. does it? >> when you read the egyptian document, the constitution you will find that for the first time there are new articles for the copts, for the jews, for the egyptian people who are non-muslims and leaving in our land. we are partners in our homeland so there is no dominant for one camp or for muslims only. there is no room for an islamic or a theo krat i can state because the egyptian people in the history they didn't accept such state and
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